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PBS
Mar 5, 2011 12:00am PST
have joined us. our conversation with susan jacoby, coming up. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. >> nationwide is on your side >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- tavis: susan jacoby is a best- selling author. her latest is "never say die: the myth and marketing of the new old age." susan jacoby, a bit too heavy on this program. >> wonderful to be here. tavis: led to heavy. tell me about the marketing of this new old age. i see these commercials all the time on television, people running through gardens. >> it is called age defying. it
PBS
Mar 24, 2011 12:00am PDT
is now valued at over $7 billion. we're glad you have joined us. a conversation with twitter co-founder biz stone coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer. nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literatey and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one nation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: biz stone is of course a successfulntrepreneur who five years ago this week joined forces with two partners to form something called twitter. five years later, the social networking site is one of the most influential and widely used form of communication in the world. recently he signed on as a strategic advisor with a.o.l. and the huffington post media group. we'll hav
PBS
Mar 3, 2011 12:00am PST
in u.s. history with former assistant secretary of defense and vietnam veteran bing west. in his book, he offers a speeding critique and says the u.s. military should not be in the business of nation-building. his new book is called "the wrong war." our conversation with bing west coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: as i mentioned at the top, the war in afghanistan is in its 10th year, making it the longest in u.s. history. among those who question u.s. currency and policy for years now is bing west. his new book on the subject is called "the wrong war." i
PBS
Mar 22, 2011 12:00am PDT
warren christopher. there is the subject of diplomacy. the u.s. is now engaged in three wars in three different muslim countries. the issue of diplomacy has never been more critical, it seems. we are glad you are joining us, including a look back at our interview with warren christopher, right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. kcet public television] tavis: a few programming notes. tomorrow night on the program, we will take a look at the relief and recovery operations in japan with architect hitoshi abe and a conversation with known play right eve ensler. later this week, a co-founder of
WHUT
Mar 16, 2011 8:30am EDT
joined us for a conversation with wynton marsalis coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, >> thk yoan u. thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and remove economic obstacles. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. kcet public television] tavis: always honored to have wynton marsalis on this program. the multiple award-winning jazz great heads a communication jazz outrich program all around always good to see you. >> all the time. tavis: i was saying to the staff over the years doing this show, you have been on a number of times. never in the studio. >> it is nice here. tavis: always on a satellite feed. i'm glad to have you in l.a. how have you enjoyed your time in the disney hall? >> a lot. we recorded a piece i wrote. that's right here. we took the whole band. all of us having a great time. tavis: what do you make
PBS
Mar 17, 2011 12:00am PDT
. >> everyone making a difference? you help us all live better. >> nationwide difference supports tavis smiley with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis smiley and remove obstacles to economic empowerment. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: welcome ed o'neill back to this program and is one of the most popular shows "modern family." it took home the emmy last year for best comedy. here now a scene from "modern family." >> what are you doing here? >> i'm just returning that crock pot that gloria borrowed. >> i forgot you had that crock pot, jay. we are getting ready to build a christmas castle. >> sure. >> remember, how much fun we had building that book shelf together? >> that was my vietnam. and i was in vietnam. >> oh, look at us, three construction dudes. dad, i'm going to get you workman gloves, blue or camel, what's your preference? >> surprise me. tavis: you are the most diverse head of the household. your family is all over the place. >> yeah. tavis: you are diversity. >
WHUT
Feb 28, 2011 7:00pm EST
of monticello." also tonight, a conversation with rhythm-and-blues singer kem. he just kicked off a u.s. tour in support of his latest cd, " intimacy." >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. >> nationwide is on your side >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> annette gordon-reed is a professor at harvard who became the first african-american to win the pulitzer prize for her book "the hemingses of monticello." the new book is part of the american president series. good to have the on this program. >> good to be here. >> my first question was going to be, if johnson was such a bad president, one of book about andrew johnson? before i get to that, let's go to my man, fre
PBS
Mar 4, 2011 12:00am PST
a difference, >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer. nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to pbs station from viewers your like you. thank you. kcet public television] >> sherry turkle is founder to have m.i.t. initiative on technology and self. her new book is called "alone together." why we expect more from technology and less from each other. she joins us tonight from boston. professor turkle, good to have you on this program. >> my pleasure. tavis: what do you mean? >> i mean we turn toward devices. we turn toward devices. we text with our devices but what we want back is a quick text. we don't necessarily want to speak with each other. we don't want really a close connection. we want something quick from each other and we can get more involved with the device and what it offers, this sense of close connections than really connecting with each othe
PBS
Mar 1, 2011 2:00pm PST
. it will be released soon on dvd. join us for mary bell and oscar winner charles ferguson, coming up. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help but>> yes. >> to everyone making a qaeda difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: mary bell is serving her second term as president of the wisconsin education council, following more than 25 years as a teacher in the state. organization represents thousands in the state of wisconsin, and she joins us tonight from madison. mary bell, thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me, tavis. tavis: the latest. what is happening in wisconsin? >> the protesters have been part of the capital environment for almost two we
PBS
Mar 8, 2011 12:00am PST
you have joined us with mansour el-kikhia and kareem abdul-jabbar and coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. >> ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: mansour el-kikhia, fled his homeland in libya in 1980 due to political persecution by muammar gaddafi. he remains a critic from -- he joins us tonight. good to have you on this program. >> thank you for having me. tavis: there are those who thought a couple weeks ago that by now gaddafi would have gone the way of mubarak in egypt. yet it appears if he is going to go, it ain't going to be no time soon. what do you make of that? >> it is normal. this is the -- mubarak would have stayed lon
WHUT
Mar 14, 2011 8:30am EDT
-selling author david bros. his latest text sa unique look of what makes us who we are. the new book is called "the social animal." also blair underwood is here. he's backs on nbc right now in the series "the event." david brooks and blair underwood coming up, right now. >> all i know is his name is james and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to ov prnaimfie ncial lira improve financial literally and remove obstacles to literacy. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: david brooks is a widely read columnist from "new york times," he's also a best-selling author which his latest text is called "the social animal: the hidden sources of love, character and achievement." david brooks, it's great to have you on this show. >> great to be with you. tavis: the book is about this notion about who we are to a great deal determined by these complex workings in our unconscious minds. tell me
WHUT
Mar 30, 2011 7:00pm EDT
.c. public school sister. she is the ceo of students first, a nonprofit to address concerns of u.s. schools servants -- u.s. schoolchildren. many of her ideas were at the center of the documentary "waiting for superman." we are glad you could join us. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to tonime.icat rsven a time. >> nationwide is on your side >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- tavis: michelle rhee served as chancellor of the d.c. public school system from 2007 through 2010. she is now founder and ceo of students first. she joins us from washington. thank you for your time. >> thanks for having me
PBS
Mar 25, 2011 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening from los angeles, i'm tavis smiley. with the u.s. military now engaged in three separate conflicts in three muslim countries, there is a growing concern tonight about u.s. policy in the region and the priorities of the obama administration and so first up tonight, a conversation about the latest intervention in libya with richard haass, president of the council on foreign relations. also tonight, acclaimed artist and filmmaker julian schnabel is here, the director of "the diving bell and the butterfly" is out with a new film called "miral." it is said against with the israeli conflict in the middle east. glad you joined us, richard haass and filmmaker julian schnabel coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> e making a difference, you make us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in litter si and nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like
PBS
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
'm james. >> yes. >> everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. >> thank you. >> hitoshi abe serveses a chair of the ucla urban design and architecture. he's doing the work with brad pitt make it right foundation in the lower ninth ward in new orleans. great to have you on this program. >> thank you. tavis: i know you're the eighth generation born and raised in sendai one of the hardest hits city. how's your family? >> they're doing fine. actually, i was so worried because they are living in an area called wakabaishi so close to the area that was hit. also i couldn't reach them for two days because the phone wasn't working and so on. so basically i was freaking out, worried about my parents. luckily two days after i could reach them through my brother's telephone and he told me that they're fine. that was a really big relief. tavis: i could imagine. >> yes. tavis: as an architect -- first of all, your first concern is for your family.
PBS
Mar 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
heche is here. she stars and a new film called "cedar rapids." we're glad that you have joined us. t.c. boyle and anne heche, coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: always pleased to have t.c. boyle on this program. he is a professor at usc of english, and the altar of a new novel, "when the killing's done." we always look forward to your return. >> likewise, tavis. my favorite show, and you are my favorite host. tavis: this is an annual appearance for you, it seems. i says does he write a book per year? i always count on seeing you at least once a year. >>
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